Double Entendre

          The Immigrant Experience: Quest For Betterment       Over the millennia, hundreds of thousands of people have wandered from...

          Gratitude       Gratitude is crucial to personal satisfaction. Individuals who are grateful for aspects of life we take...

            Love        Love songs often stir feelings of romance in us: at my age, Ella Fitzgerald’s “What Is...

            The Worth Of Our Lives The Four Bs: Being, Belonging, Believing And Benevolence       All four Bs...

                Words And Relationships       A person known to be benevolent and loving can, in different...

    Are the “Ravages of Age” inevitable? Are we destined to become infirm and useless, or, to quote Peggy Lee, “Is that all there...

Do you believe that people can have sudden and dramatic changes of minds and hearts? Or, that we can completely upend our old ways of...

Photography by Ron Henggeler   I have always loved Carole King’s song, You’ve Got a Friend, and, of course, Barbra Streisand’s People “…who need people”....

               Dreaming       Most people roll their eyes when someone recounts a “fascinating” dream he or she...

                   Get Thee To A Shrink!       Cynics say that the first response to a...

            Feeling Down       Most people go through some periods of self-questioning and sadness.  It is not that...

              The Lives Of Others       Fiction and art reflect the pleasures, passions and pains of real...

    Unforeseen roadblocks and detours can suddenly appear in our lives, as can opportunities; we might be going along smoothly when we’re confronted by a...

  Happiness   What is this feeling called happiness?  We talk about it, aspire to it, and Americans have the concept of happiness enshrined in their Declaration...

It is clear that the world has become concerned about our “carbon footprint,” and we are taking more seriously the potential consequences of global warming....